DescriptionA follow-up to the original Rolling Thunder, this is a "shoot-the-bad-guys-and-save-the-world" game. A terrorist group has taken out the world information flow and, as either a guy named Albert Ross or a woman named Leila, you must stop them. You can also get weapons that pack more of a punch than your ordinary hand gun. The original Arcade version of Rolling Thunder 2 supports two-player cooperative play.
The Genesis conversion is single-player only, but instead it introduces several new stages with new enemies and bosses. The original stages have been tweaked to provide more cover points and bonus items; also two new weapons were added - a laser and a flamethrower. The storyline cutscenes between the stages were expanded. This version introduces a password system that allows the players to continue from any previously visited stage.
- "RT2" -- Common abbreviation
- "ローリングサンダー2" -- Japanese spelling
Part of the Following Group
|Rolling thunder-- a nice little game||Genesis||paul cairey (321)|
The Press Says
|GamePro (US)||Genesis||Dec, 1991||5 out of 5||100|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Genesis||Jan, 1992||92 out of 100||92|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Genesis||Dec 10, 2003||9 out of 10||90|
|Sega Force||Genesis||Jan 14, 1993||90 out of 100||90|
|1UP!||Genesis||May 21, 2009||83 out of 100||83|
|Sega-16.com||Genesis||Jul 26, 2004||8 out of 10||80|
|Mag'64||Wii||Jun 30, 2010||7.25 out of 10||72|
|Power Play||Genesis||Mar, 1992||71 out of 100||71|
|IGN||Wii||Jan 14, 2008||6.5 out of 10||65|
|GameSpot||Wii||Jan 16, 2008||6 out of 10||60|
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Related Web Sites
- The Rolling Thunder Online Resource (A full overview of all aspects of the games)